Bacteria reveal what mosquitos have been up to


The bacteria found in and on malaria mosquitos can tell a lot about the mosquito's background, such as where the mom came from, where the larval stage took place and where it has found its nectar. Investigation of mosquito movements using this method might become a valuable tool in the fight against malaria.

Moritz Buck from IEG and co-authors from SLU among other places recently published a study in Nature.

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